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Refuge du Piton des Neiges

Address: 97413 Cilaos  show map
Location: Piton des Neiges
Guest score: 74% (3621 of 4911 recommend) (2145 reviews)

Mountain and trekking hostel | Location : Piton des Neiges
Mountain and Trekking Hostel

Refuge de la Caverne Dufour, also known as “Gîte du Piton des Neiges”, is an unmissable stop-off for hikers. It contains 4 dormitories and sleep a total of 48 people. The refuge is 1 hour and 15 minutes' walk from the summit of Piton des Neiges. Standing on the roof of the Indian Ocean at sunrise, hikers have views over almost all of the island, the Cirques of Mafate, Salazie and Cilaos, the volcano and a good part of the coastline. Meals available upon reservation 48 hours beforehand. The refuge belongs to the Mountain Gites Managers Association (AGGM).Pets not allowed.
Low-season prices.
Sheets are not provided.

For safety reasons, it is strictly forbidden to camp next to the refuge.



Location : Piton des Neiges
Mountain and Trekking Hostel

Refuge de la Caverne Dufour, also known as “Gîte du Piton des Neiges”, is an unmissable stop-off for hikers. It contains 4 dormitories and sleep a total of 48 people. The refuge is 1 hour and 15 minutes' walk from the summit of Piton des Neiges. Standing on the roof of the Indian Ocean at sunrise, hikers have views over almost all of the island, the Cirques of Mafate, Salazie and Cilaos, the volcano and a good part of the coastline. Meals available upon reservation 48 hours beforehand. The refuge belongs to the Mountain Gites Managers Association (AGGM).Pets not allowed.
Low-season prices.
Sheets are not provided.

For safety reasons, it is strictly forbidden to camp next to the refuge.



”Personnel sur place très accueillant et sympathique. Très bonne ambiance avant d’affronter le sommet.”

Recommended by Matthieu-Armelle
France France (Fri 20 Mar 2020)

”Je le recommande car il y a pas d'autre gite sur le site. Je n'ai pas mangé sur place, ni pris le petit dejeuner.”

Recommended by Anonymous
France France (Wed 18 Mar 2020)

Guest score 74%

(3621 of 4911 recommend)
Overall opinion 3.4 of 5
Welcoming, listening, kindness 3.9 of 5
Equipments 2.4 of 5
Cleanliness 3.3 of 5
Quality of the meals 3.7 of 5
Value for money 3.2 of 5


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